South Labrador Sea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 25 this evening except west 15 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight except southwest 25 over southern sections overnight and Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 September 2016

South Labrador Sea - eastern half

Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

South Labrador Sea - western half

Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 July 2016

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
5000N 5529W to 5000N 5300W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to 6100N
5700W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Sep estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5949W to Newfoundland near 4949N 5751W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Labrador Sea

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight trough located near Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday deepening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary high 1036 mb located over
southeastern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM NDT 30 September 2016 A trough of low pressure developing well to the northwest of the
marine district will approach Northern Labrador tonight then deepen
as it crosses the Labrador Sea on Saturday. Strong southwesterlies
developing ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds diminish to moderate to strong
westerlies further behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
South Labrador Sea.

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